Monthly Archives: November 2012

“What is to give light must endure burning.” — sage Viktor Frankl * * go to timeclock 3:14 for imagery  [Bicycles of Belsize] * * * * * “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s … Continue reading

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from despair to comfort, from degradation to dignity — the fear & yet the solace of impermanence — from sage Michael Gilmour * Metamorphoses, Transformations and Other Terrors of Impermanence *   Stories involving metamorphoses of people into new states of existence are ancient and widely represented in literature — at least since the Latin writer Ovid (43 B.C.E.-17 C.E.) gathered … Continue reading

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Why GOP Linda Lingle lost badly — pocketbook issues of social security/Medicare/etc. were jeopardized by GOP agenda * Too bad the Republican Party didn’t have my mom to keep it on its toes. Then it might not have gone all Apocalypto on us — becoming the first civilization in modern history to spiral the way of … Continue reading

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Korean War was unnecessary in hindsight [American imperialism], as in Vietnam & as in Iraq/Afghanistan — Acheson’s war per Aida Donald

go to timeclock 41:27 & end at 51:30 [10 minutes long]  — * TRANSCRIPT HERE    — LAMB: Why did he fire Douglas MacArthur? DONALD: OK. I have a whole chapter on Korea which was for me a very difficult … Continue reading

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Music lovers all over the world!!! Time to boogie & bend time!! * * the great Robert Wells & Charlie Norman   — * * timeclock 4:33 for Jump Up Boogie   — * * * * * *   lively Johan Blohm   — * * * reading

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do more women believe in God than men do? * * Do More Women than Men Believe in God? * The existence of differences between men and women in their rates of belief in god and religiosity appears across many different nations. This suggests that the reason must … Continue reading

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bursts of the unconscious moments — gestalt, baby!

Pauline Kael felt that the best way to express oneself was thru the senses, through feeling, not self-righteous preaching, what she called incredibly beautiful bursts of unconscious moments. She pronounced that responsible artists try to affect you sensually in a … Continue reading

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